Trini Mendenhall and Jan and Oniel Mendenhall
Counselor with client
Lynley Pace is a winner in the UST/Archdiocesan Essay Contest
Nursing Student Crowned King, Musician is Queen
UST Joins Texas Medical Center as 55th Member
Mendenhall Family Plans for 'Record-Setting' Gala

Longtime UST benefactor Trini Mendenhall will co-chair the 65th Mardi Gras Gala scholarship fundraiser with her son Oniel, MBA ’04, and his wife Jan on Feb. 17.  Read more

New Degree Trains Licensed Professional Counselors

The UST School of Education will launch a Master of Science in Clinical Mental Health Counseling degree in fall 2015 to prepare graduates to serve the community as licensed professional counselors. Read more

Catholic School Kids Explore Faith in Essay Contest

More than 6,000 students from archdiocesan Catholic schools wrote essays for the UST/Archdiocese of Galveston-Houston Essay Contest, in advance of Catholic Schools Week. Read more.

Nursing Student Crowned King, Musician is Queen

UST Mardi Gras Chairs selected Alfonso Moreno and Adrienne Copeland to represent the student body at the 65th Mardi Gras Gala on Feb. 17. Read more.

UST Joins Texas Medical Center as 55th Member

St. Thomas becomes the 55th member institution of the Texas Medical Center, the largest medical complex in the world. Read more.

Faith in Our Future
As Faith in Our Future: The Campaign for the University of St. Thomas progresses, a new site has launched that provides an in-depth, one-stop look at this multifaceted campaign. Visit this site to learn more about campaign initiatives, future plans and exciting updates.
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  • Celts for Life at March for Life 2015UST Sends Largest Texas College Group to March for Life

    University of St. Thomas students were among the largest group of college students from Texas supporting the pro-life cause at the March for Life in Washington, D.C., on Jan. 22.

  • Indiegogo Campaign Raises $6,000 for Study Abroad

    The University of St. Thomas Freshman Symposium began a fundraising campaign on Nov. 25, with the goal of raising $5,000 to help UST freshman visit Italy and Costa Rica for their First Year Experience Study Abroad. One month and five days later, the Indiegogo campaign surpassed its goal, raising nearly $6,000 dollars.

  • Stanley SecurityVote for St. Thomas to win $100K in Security Equipment

    With a click, tweet or text, the University of St. Thomas community can help the University win up to $100,000 in security equipment and services from STANLEY Security. St. Thomas is a finalist in its Together for Safer Schools grant program. Vote today.

  • Counseling Professor Uses Storytelling to Reach People

    It can be said that everyone is a storyteller in one sense or another, but for counselors, therapists and teachers, sharing anecdotes is the means by which they reach out to others. Dr. Jeffrey Kottler – writer, author, speaker and visiting professor at the University of St. Thomas’s soon-to-be-launched Clinical Mental Health Counseling Programs – will present about the profound effects storytelling has on creating relationships with other people.

  • School of Education Offers Online Degrees

    To provide students at the University of St. Thomas with a valuable and flexible learning experience, the School of Education offers seven concentrations online for students pursuing a Master of Education.

  • Happiness Project

    The Happiness Project is a movement that emphasizes the importance of recognizing and expressing what is important in our lives.

  • UST Community Vegetable GardenUST Community Vegetable Garden

    The UST Community needs to look no further than the University of St. Thomas campus for fresh, healthy snacks.

  • Baptismal Font, Cathedral of St. John the BaptistIrish Catholic Southerners: Becoming American

    This lecture on Irish Catholic Writers and the Invention of the American South (LSU Press, 2013), investigates the remarkable literary legacy of Irish American southern writers.

  • Random Acts of Kindness Day

    On Random Acts of Kindness Day, you are invited to go out of your way to do something nice for someone else.

  • Herzstein Lecture with Rabbi Samuel M. Stahl

    The Future of Jewish Religious Denominations presented by Rabbi Samuel M. Stahl, Rabbi Emeritus at Temple Beth-El, San Antonio, Texas.

  • Paintball StudentsPaintball Recreational Trip

    Participate in outdoor paintball, one of the fastest growing sports in the country.

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